The course will look at the background to the DDAM method,
considering the evolution of the technique and the current
specification. The theoretical basis of the method will be covered
from a practical engineering perspective with the use of simple
examples to illustrate the various stages. Several example DDAM
analysis will be shown, traps to avoid and best practice.

Finally a strategy for dealing with large models is presented. The
need to reach a target Modal Effective Mass and potential for
many hundreds of modes being required is a critical issue in the
Industry and is fully addressed. Attendees will be given a full set
of notes including background modal analysis techniques.
Tutorial Notes (PDF)

Shock Curve spreadsheet
(Excel)

Sample NEiNastran files
(.nas)
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Practical DDAM Analysis (SAVIAC TUTORIAL)
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